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the doctrine of expanding the territory or the economic influence of a country

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President Barack Obama's visit to Asia has gone a long way in re-assuring America's allies in the Pacific Rim that it will stand by them in the face of Chinese expansionism.
Al-Azhar's Grand Imam urged Iran's Ahmadinejad to refrain from meddling in the affairs of the Arabian Gulf countries which reject Iran's hegemony and expansionism.
expansionism on the Seminole tribe during the 18th and 19th centuries.
His points of departure are the dramatic defeats suffered by the forces of white expansionism at roughly the same time - Little Big Horn in 1876 and Isandhlwana in 1879.
While he compares the difficulties of contemporary women's travels with those of their fictional counter parts, he offers little commentary on the relations between fictional journeys and the early modern period's voyages of discovery, with the result that the travel narratives remain strangely dissociated from that period's obsession with imperialism and expansionism.
The Islamic Republic of Iran welcomes the Palestinian groups' solidarity against the Zionist regime and any national reconciliation which leads to Palestinian unity and adoption of decisions in line with the materialization of that nation's valuable causes against the expansionism and aggressions of the Quds Occupying Regime (Israel)," Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham said in a statement on Saturday.
Nato was originally created to deter Soviet expansionism and prevent the revival of nationalist militarism in Europe.
In this penetrating study of both real and fictional pirates from England during the reigns of Elizabeth I, James I and Charles I, she places the role of piracy within the context of British expansionism in the New World and political events leading up to the English Civil War.
Bellicose expansionism provided critics with a stick with which to beat the Whig regime for its ostensibly flaccid and Eurocentric foreign policy: witness the wild popularity of Admiral Vernon, who became a hero among all ranks of Britons for whipping the Spanish and then criticizing the Walpole ministry for its reluctance to fight.
His remedy for these failures is to move away from the "deep philosophical liberalism" that lies at the heart of both urban regime theory and liberal expansionism towards an approach that rests on an array of "local alternative development strategies" (LEADS) in which the institutional mix between public and private is more fluid, the value of collectives is recognized, success is understood less materially, and rootedness is emphasized over movement.
Jokar underlined that Iran would never withdraw from its positions against the arrogant powers' bullying and expansionism, reiterating that "Americans should account for their misbehavior".
He describes the historical antecedents of US/Mexico geopolitics in religious factors and racism related to US expansionism, and the myths and realities of the annexation of Texas and the justifications for starting the war with Mexico during the 1830s and 1840s.
Dehqan described Kerry's threats against Iran as a "political bluffing", and said, "The 8-year-long defense (during the Iraqi-imposed war 1980-1988) and 34 years of resistance of the Iranian nation against the expansionism of the hegemonic system have given Iran a permanent readiness to make any aggressive enemy regret its deeds.
Crossing empire's edge; Foreign Ministry police and Japanese expansionism in northeast Asia.
In response, President Ortega has said: "This is a matter of law it is not a matter of expansionism .